Rooks Field-Green is a white, Jewish, and trans/non-binary theatre artist settled in Kjipuktuk. Rooks has a combined-honours degree in Psychology and Theatre Studies from the University of King’s College/Dalhousie University. Rooks has worked behind the scenes with Zuppa Theatre Co. (City Ditties, This is Nowhere, F.I.S.H., 50 Things), 2b Theatre (The Bridge), DaPoPo Theatre in association with Shakespeare by The Sea (Queer Theatre Ensemble: Shakesqueer). He has also performed with Zuppa Theatre (F.I.S.H.) Villain’s Theatre (M: The Berlin Murders, Isolate Nights, Scene of the Crime, A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky), Neptune Theatre (Boys, Girls, and Other Mythological Creatures, Jabber) and Ship’s Company Theatre (Good Grief). Rooks produces, writes and directs queer children’s radio plays (Frog and Toad are Together: Ice Cream, A Swim, Cookies). Rooks a member of the Tarragon Theatre’s Young Playwright’s Unit where he developed his play Oy Vey, My Baby's a They. Rooks went on to workshop this play with dramaturges Lara Lewis and Coral Maloney and had a presentation at Eastern Front Theatre's Early Stages Festival in 2022. Rooks’s writing focuses on childhood development, transgenerational trauma (with queer and jewish lens’s), and subversive depictions of gender and queerness. Rooks is also the Chair of Eastern Front Theatre and the Treasurer of Parrsboro Creative's boards of directors.
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